Retrieved August 10, If preferred, use as an adjective: A recent study on the exclusion of trans people from dating found that only 12 per cent of respondents were willing to consider dating trans people the study had participants, of whom were cis. An umbrella term indexing various indigenous gender identities in North America. Protect confidentiality. A study of Swedes estimated a ratio of 1.
Use the descriptive term preferred by the person.
Transgender people who are comfortable with their gender and whose gender is not directly causing inner frustration or impairing their functioning do not suffer from GID. Sex, in my view, is a cluster of biological properties primary sex-characteristics being external and internal genitalia, gonads, chromosomes, hormones ; gender is the set of social norms applied to sex the ways that male and female people are expected to be. In Vietnam, male to female MtF transgender people are categorised as lai cai, bong cai, bong lai cai, dong co, or be-de Encyclopedia of Social Deviance.
Or it is also acceptable to use the singular they to describe someone when you don't wish to assign a gender.